No people were hurt when a limb fell onto a car traveling Success Avenue toward Lake Morton Drive around 7:30 a.m. today. The only injuries were to Karen Barron’s 2014 Dodge Challenger, a nearby brick wall and the reputation of the tree, reputedly 300+ years old.
A trapper tried to lure an alligator out of water near Sleepy Hill Road Wednesday after viral video of the animal crossing the road got neighbors worried. The gator wasn’t caught, but the trapper says he’s coming back.
Reporter Brady Fredericksen takes a hyperlapse bike tour of Lake Hollingsworth, stopping to ask folks why they like coming there.
The people working to preserve two tile mosaic murals that were whitewashed at the former Searstown have gotten permission to move them. Now they’re asking for input on two possible locations: the Polk Museum of Art or the Polk Tax Collector’s Office.
After sewage backed up in a shed-turned-dwelling at 535 W. Belmar St., the 74-year-old tenant was forced to sleep outside and says the owners still wanted rent. The city has ordered the building vacated, saying it never should have been a residence; owners Belmar Properties LLC (link) did not respond to WFLA’s calls for comment.